air quality

Schools need ventilation for better health and student learning

Australian classrooms are recording high levels of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, says Built Environment Professor Mat Santamouris. 

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Residents of high-density housing might value features such as balconies, but when roads get busy they increase exposure to pollution, write Christine Cowie and Guy Marks.

Smoke

Taken together, outdoor and indoor air pollution rivals cigarette smoking as a major risk factor for death and disability, write Christine Cowie and Bin Jalaludin.